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Caitlín Kiernan & Max Gladstone

A government special agent known only as the Signalman gets off a train on a stunningly hot morning in Winslow, Arizona. Later that day he meets a woman in a diner to exchange information about an event that happened a week earlier for which neither has an explanation, but which haunts the Signalman.

Four Roads Cross: A Novel of the Craft Sequence Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780765379429
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Published: Tor Books - July 26th, 2016

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$12.99
ISBN: 9780765394323
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Published: Tor.com - February 28th, 2017

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$21.99
ISBN: 9781481485562
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 31st, 2017

Bernhard Schlink, The Woman on the Stairs

In a museum far from home a man stumbles onto a painting of a woman for whom he once, long ago, risked everything and who then mysteriously disappeared from his life. 

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By Bernhard Schlink, Joyce Hackett (Translated by), Bradley Schmidt (Translated by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101870716
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Published: Pantheon - March 14th, 2017

Kaitlyn Greenidge, We Love You, Charlie Freeman

The Freeman family--Charles, Laurel, and their daughters, teenage Charlotte and nine-year-old Callie--have been invited to the Toneybee Institute in rural Massachusetts to participate in a research experiment. They will live in an apartment on campus with Charlie, a young chimp abandoned by his mother.

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ISBN: 9781616206444
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 31st, 2017

Elinor Lipman, On Turpentine Lane

At thirty-two, Faith Frankel has returned to her claustro-suburban hometown, where she writes institutional thank-you notes for her alma mater. It's a peaceful life, really, and surely with her recent purchase of a sweet bungalow on Turpentine Lane her life is finally on track.

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ISBN: 9780544808249
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 14th, 2017

Timothy O'Leary, Dick Cheney Shot Me in the Face

You’ve probably heard about the man Dick Cheney shot, but what if he wasn’t the only one?  

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Born in Billings, Montana, Tim O’Leary enjoyed a long career as an entrepreneur in the advertising and television industries, and as a non-fiction writer, before embarking on a full time literary career in 2015.  Since then his award-winning stories have been published in a wide variety of magazines, journals, and anthologies.  His non-fiction book, Warriors, Workers, Whiners, & Weasels was published in 2006. He graduated from the University of Montana, and received his MFA from Pacific University. Tim and his wife Michelle and their yellow lab Lemon split their time between homes in the Columbia Gorge and Santa Ynez, CA.

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ISBN: 9780998087207
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Published: Unsolicited Press - February 16th, 2017

Carolyn Wilkins and Carrie Johnson

Two mystery writers share their latest novels.

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There’s a hex on Charley Howard’s Hot Links Emporium, and Charley, a.k.a. the Hot Sauce King, is furious.  He suspects the Jamaican psychic who’s been “advising” his gullible wife Mabel is a phony, and he asks choir director Bertie Bigelow to do a little amateur sleuthing to help him prove it. 

She sweats every detail as a forensic firearms specialist and as a forty-something single mother. She's got more responsibilities than she can count, more baggage than she wants to claim, and way too many regrets. But Muriel Mabley will do whatever it takes to put Philadelphia's most vicious killer in lockdown for good.

Mojo for Murder: A Bertie Bigelow Mystery (Bertie Bigelow Mysteries #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781683130383
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Published: Pen-L Publishing - October 3rd, 2016

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ISBN: 9781496703996
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Published: Dafina - May 31st, 2016

Richard Mason, Who Killed Piet Barol?

It is 1914. Germany has just declared war on France. Piet Barol was a tutor before he came to South Africa, his wife, Stacey, an opera singer. In Cape Town they are living the high life, impersonating French aristocrats, but their lies are catching up with them. 

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Richard Mason is the author of four novels: The Drowning People (winner of Italy's Grinzane Cavour prize for Best First Novel), Us, Natural Elements (longlisted for the IMPAC and Sunday Times Literary Award), and History of a Pleasure Seeker ("A gorgeous confection"--The New York Times), longlisted for the Sunday Times Literary Award and shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award. History of a Pleasure Seeker is currently in development as a TV series, produced by Oscar winner Alison Owen and directed by BAFTA-winning Philippa Lowthorpe. Mason lives in London and Cape Town.

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ISBN: 9780385352888
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Published: Knopf - January 24th, 2017

Erica Ferencik, The River at Night

A high-stakes drama set against the harsh beauty of the Maine wilderness, charting the journey of four friends as they fight to survive the aftermath of a white water rafting accident, The River at Night is a nonstop and unforgettable thriller by a stunning new voice in fiction. 

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Erica Ferencik is a graduate of the MFA program in Creative Writing at Boston University. Her work has appeared in Salon and The Boston Globe, as well as on National Public Radio. 

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ISBN: 9781501143199
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - January 10th, 2017

Kristan Higgins and Saundra MacKay

Two Massachusetts romance authors share their new contemporary novels.

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Kristan Higgins is the New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of 16 novels, which have been translated into more than twenty languages. Her books have received dozens of awards and accolades, including starred reviews from Kirkus, The New York Journal of Books, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and Booklist.

Saundra MacKay learned to love books as the middle child in a large family as she searched for a place to belong. As a plus-size teen and a large-size woman, she gained insight into the hearts and minds of big, beautiful women who yearn to love and be loved. She has written Measure of Love with the desire that you discover love, size acceptance and your own voice.

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$14.95
ISBN: 9780996825405
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Published: Rubin S, LLC - November 15th, 2015

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ISBN: 9780373789252
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Published: Hqn - January 31st, 2017

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